Featured Projects

Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps
Genre: Experimental

Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps is a filmed interpretation of Scott Turner Schofield’s transgender performance piece embodying the experience of becoming a man.  +

Half a Soulja (Urban Casualties)
Genre: Documentary

Byron Breeze, Jr., born without legs or complete hands, is determined to “be somebody” and in the process challenges society to see his wholeness and not just his disability.<  +

Eudaemonia
Genre: Drama

A fated mistake leads to a fleeting, chance encounter between a traveler and a reclusive New Yorker. When life takes them in opposite directions, each carries the significance of  +

Wonder: Art Is The Way
Genre: Documentary

An intimate look into a generation of extraordinary artists transforming the world in unexpected and beautiful ways.  +

Every Other Kid
Genre: Student Film

Three troubled students seek relief from the stresses of adolescence. Each taking a different path, the end result is devastating for all.  +

The American Can
Genre: Drama

Based on a true story in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, a disillusioned Marine veteran John Keller must confront his inner demons and a racial standoff, to save people trapped  +

The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks
Genre: Documentary

The Animated Mind of Oliver Sacks is a journey into the mind and work of world-renowned neurologist and author Dr. Oliver Sacks, one of the most fascinating figures and  +

Tattoo Mike: The Illustrated Man
Genre: Documentary

A young artist with a fatal medical condition comes to New York City to have his face tattooed so he can live the life of a carnival sideshow performer, years before a sideshow  +

Object of Affection
Genre: Drama

At his massive birthday party, a future Yale Law student pursues a fascinating freshman girl, but his innocent pursuit mutates into a savage ritual.  +

Margie Joseph Makes A New Impression (working title)
Genre: Documentary

A short documentary about RnB singer Margie Joseph who made incredible but forgotten recordings with top musicians and producers. Is creative success alone enough?  +

THE EARTH MOVES
Genre: Documentary

A film about Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, and the connection between physics, opera, and human imagination.  +

This World is Not My Own
Genre: Documentary

Mythical forest creatures, chewing gum sculptures, handmade dolls, a firebrand wrestler, a Kuwaiti art school for kids, a wealthy arts patron, a century old murder case and the  +

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project (FCFCEP)
Genre: Documentary

Foster Care Film & Community Engagement Project tells the true-to-life stories of foster youth to create greater understanding of the child welfare system.  +

Black Privilege. White Power.
Genre: Drama

After graduating high school, a young Smith College student joins up with an activist group to fight for civil rights in the Jim Crow era South and ends up taking part in one of  +

Displaced
Genre: Documentary

DISPLACED is a neglected history of Lithuanian emigration and Russian oppression.  After WWII, many Eastern Europeans prepared to flee the Soviet Union with its expanding web  +

Ramshackle
Genre: Comedy

After being released from prison for vehicular manslaughter, a wrongfully imprisoned ex-con seeks revenge on the used car tycoon who sold him the faulty ride.  +

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